Learning Outcomes:


1.1: Identify and evaluate the significant trade agreements affecting global commerce

1.3: Explain the forces driving and evaluating the impact of globalization.


2.1: Analyse the effects of culture, politics and economic systems in the context of international business

Case study

Please read Case 2: The Decline of Zimbabwe available in your book (International business: Competing in the global marketplace (13th ed.), at page no.627, and answer the following questions:

Case study Question(s):

1. Why has Zimbabwes economic performance been so poor? Discuss. (minimum words: 400, marks: 3)

2. Do you think Zimbabwes economic performance would have been better under a different system of government? Which one? Explain your reasoning. (minimum words: 500, marks: 4)

3. Discuss the steps needed to be taken now to improve the economic outlook for Zimbabwe? (minimum words: 400, marks: 3)

Important Notes:

  • This is an individual assignment.
  • All references must be cited using APA format. This includes both in-text citations and the reference list at the end of the document.
  • Originality, Similarity and Plagiarism Check: Your work must be original. All papers will be submitted through SafeAssign software to check for similarity and plagiarism. Any instance of academic dishonesty will result in a grade of zero for the assignment. No exceptions and no second chances!
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